Business cards

Listen to four people talk about their jobs to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Transcript

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A: Hello, Doctor Miller. It's nice to meet you.  

B: Please call me Peter.

A: OK. Are you a medical doctor? It must be helpful when you sell medical equipment.

B: Actually, no. My doctorate was in electronic engineering, but it's still helpful for me when I sell our equipment.


B

Good morning, everyone. I'm happy to be here today to tell you about our new project. My name is Alessandro Rossi. I'm the project leader on the Starlight programming project.


C

Pleased to meet you. Here's my card. My real name is Megumi Tanaka, but people who are not from my country think it's difficult to say my name, so I use another name, Meg, when I'm working internationally.


D

Hello, everyone. My name's Andres Mulligan. I'm very happy to be joining this team for the next few months and learning more about research and development.

Reading text

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DX Medical Equipment Ltd
Dr Peter Miller
Sales Director

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*Space10 Designs*
Alessandro Rossi
Lead Programmer

3

Global Engineering Consults
Megumi Tanaka
Product Manager

4

MaXtin Ltd
Andres Mulligan Jr
Intern, R&D team

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Submitted by Brenda Patrici… on Mon, 25/01/2021 - 16:00

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People have on their business cards information such as name, last name, address, cellphone number, email address, profession and position.

Submitted by Leila77 on Thu, 21/01/2021 - 10:41

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In my country, a business card contains: the name of the person, his phone number, his email, his position, and the name of his company and its adress.

Submitted by Truongus123 on Tue, 19/01/2021 - 04:16

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In my country, business cards always contain: name of your organization, address, phone numbers, and email.

Submitted by IrinAristova on Fri, 15/01/2021 - 16:57

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In my country business card contains name, phone number, company name and position. But people rarely use business cards.
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Fri, 15/01/2021 - 13:32

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Recently, I introduce myself online w/o business cards. ;)

Submitted by In on Fri, 15/01/2021 - 09:47

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Generally, name, contact information (web page, contact number, etc), and profession.

Submitted by Ngu Wah on Wed, 13/01/2021 - 13:21

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Business people who live in my country add some information to their business cards are as below; Their name Job position Company Name Address Contact phone number E-mail address

Submitted by Emily Moreno on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 18:15

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in my country, the information from the business cards are the Name, email, phone, address and sometimes the social media of their companies

Submitted by German on Fri, 08/01/2021 - 23:59

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The information that the people have on thier business cards is the name, the company, the profession and the telephone number.

Submitted by ghaila on Fri, 08/01/2021 - 18:08

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There phone number , name and the name of the company